UK Law Commission Begins Smart Contract Research for Legal Reform

The UK Law Commission has begun research into blockchain technology, specifically smart contracts, in order to reform current laws to reflect their legal viability and use cases. The commission published a working paper on Thursday detailing the extent of the agency’s research thus far. Initial research has already begun, according to the paper, with the […]

Bitcoin ETF Decision Gets an Overwhelming Amount of Public Opinion

A great deal of cryptocurrency proponents are hoping for a positive outcome when the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) decides on whether or not they will approve the latest bitcoin-based ETF application file by Cboe. The US regulator had asked for public opinion concerning the ETF again, and this time around the number of responses […]

The Jigsaw Ransomware Has Been Revived to Steal Bitcoin from Unsuspecting Users

The Jigsaw malware is back and it is ready to steal Bitcoin from consumers once again. Jigsaw is Back to Scare Bitcoin Users ZDNet recently reported that the “Jigsaw” ransomware has recently been revised by hackers to steal Bitcoin from unsuspecting users through a “simple-but-effective trick.” According to the technology news source, Jigsaw first appeared… […]

In Murky Digital Content Industry, Blockchain Startups Like Contentos Provide Clarity

The digital content space has a host of problems related to transparency, centralization, and hype, making it difficult for creators to deliver and receive both actual value to users and rightful revenue from platforms that distribute their content. Newly developed blockchain use cases in the industry are emerging to combat these problems. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Digital Content […]

Blockchain Spending Projected to Hit $11.7 Billion in 2022

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide. It is estimated that total blockchain spending in 2018 will be USD 1.5 billion, double the 2017 total. Further, the IDC calculates the compound annual growth rate of the blockchain industry is 73.2%, with nearly USD 3 billion of blockchain spending in […]

Ex-Presidential Bodyguard Turns Bitcoin Protector

Former presidential bodyguard George Sax has a new task on his hands: protecting Bitcoin for the British cryptocurrency corporation Blockchain Ltd. Since Blockchain Ltd’s founding in 2011, the business has raised USD 70 million in equity capital and manages over 26 million digital wallets spanning 140 countries. Sax’s employment history boasts experience both as a former special […]